Historical Events In 1989
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Mar 21 On this day in history australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke weeps on television as he admits to having an extra-marital affair.
Mar 21 Milton Frome, actor (Family Jewels), dies on this day in history.
Mar 21 The first sea test of Trident 2 missile self-destructs, Cape Canaveral in the year 1989.
Mar 22 US Supreme Court upholds 1 person 1 vote rule of New York NY Board of Estimate on this day in history.
Mar 23 2 Utah scientists claim they have produced fusion at room temperature in the year 1989.
Mar 23 In the year 1989 joel Steinberg sentenced to 25 years for killing his adopted daughter
Mar 24 In the year 1989 mary Martin in "Peter Pan", first time seen on TV since 1973
Mar 24 In the year 1989 the worst oil spill to ever occur in U.S. territory begins after the supertanker Exxon Valdez, owned and operated by the Exxon Corporation, runs aground on a reef in Prince William Sound in southern Alaska
Mar 26 On this day in history allison Finney wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic
Mar 26 First free elections in USSR 190 M votes cast; Boris Yeltsin wins on this day in history.
Mar 27 On this day in history delhi beat Bengal by innings & 210 to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
Mar 27 First half-black soap opera, "Generations", premieres on NBC-TV on this day in history.
Mar 27 In the year 1989 may Allison, actress (Youth for Salem Men of Steel), dies
Mar 28 New Zealand wins America's Cup over Stars & Stripes, in a New York court on this day in history.
Mar 29 61st Academy Awards "Rainman", Dustin Hoffman & Jodie Foster win on this day in history.
Mar 29 In the year 1989 bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables, Women & War), dies at 73
Mar 29 Michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in New York for racketeering on this day in history.
Mar 29 Sergei Priakin signed by Calgary Flames; first Soviet player allowed to play in North America by Soviet Ice Hockey Federation in the year 1989.
Mar 29 On this day in history the first Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
Mar 29 In the year 1989 uS private commercial rocket takes suborbital test flight (New Mexico)
Mar 30 Dort Clark, actor (In Harm's Way), dies on this day in history.
Mar 31 Donald Trump purchases Eastern's Northeast Shuttle in the year 1989.
Apr 01 On this day in history henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP), dies at 57
Apr 02 Wrestlemania V-Hulk Hogan beats Randy "Macho Man" Savage on this day in history.
Apr 03 "Sunrise" a Gannett newspaper begins publishing for the Bronx on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history 51st NCAA Men's Basketball Champion Michigan beats Seton Hall 80-79 (OT)
Apr 03 Mets win 11th consecutive home opener 8-4 over St Louis at Shea Stadium in the year 1989.
Apr 03 Norman Woolard, actor (Guilty, Saul & David, Medeleine), dies at 79 in the year 1989.
Apr 04 In the year 1989 kareem Abdul-Jabbar's last NBA game in Seattle
Apr 04 New York Yankee Tommy John ties record of playing 26 seasons, his 287th win puts him 19th overall as Yankees beat Twins on opening day 4-2 in the year 1989.
Apr 05 David Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo in the year 1989.
Apr 05 In the year 1989 orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak
Apr 05 Solidarity granted legal status in Poland on this day in history.
Apr 06 President orders DOD to assist in Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup in the year 1989.